On being post-racial: The view from Al Sharpton and Ken Burns

Meet the Press had the most interesting roundtable discussion on race featuring Al Sharpton, Ken Burns the director of the Central Park Five and the movie Lincoln.

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Bahamian Art Exhibit In Harlem

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bahamian American Cultural Society introduces its first exhibition of Bahamian art in New York at the Art Gallery in the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building. The exhibit will be on view through Dec 12. The show features the unique expressions of several Bahamian artists in original paintings, original
prints, three-dimensional work, woodcuts and ceramics.

Located at Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building Plaza 163 West 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard.

Harlem Pop-Up: A Great October Evening In Harlem

Harlem Pop-Up

We had the pleasure of attending Harlem Pop-Up green market on 115th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard last month. Local and regional vendors shared and sold a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods and drinks at New York City’s first night time Farmers Market.

Everyone mingled while Live Music (an excellent jazz band) played throughout the night (See VIDEO below). The evening was successful as evidenced by the strong turn out and by the fact that vendors were pretty much out of everything by 8:30 pm.
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Michael Jackson’s Bad 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

If you are looking to inspire someone this holiday season this is the perfect gift.

We watched Spike Lee’s documentary of Micheal Jackson’s BAD Thanksgiving Evening from our home in Harlem.

It was fresh, interesting and insightful.

But perhaps most importantly it was utterly INSPIRATIONAL .

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